First time Venison Summer Sausage w/Q-view

Discussion in 'Wild Game' started by oleolson, May 26, 2009.

  1. oleolson

    oleolson Meat Mopper

    A couple weeks ago I made some venison summer sausage. I used a LEM Backwoods kit that made 10 lbs, 10 - 1 lb sticks. 4 were regular, 3 had cheese mixed in, and the other 3 had cheese and jalapeno mixed in. The jalapeno/cheese sticks were awesome, good flavor and no heat.









    Today I sliced off some and had some crackers and home made beer bread with it. Good stuff!
     
  2. isutroutbum

    isutroutbum Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Wow - some very nice looking sausages! Great color! I bet they are really tasty! Thanks for the q-view.

    Best,
    Trout
     
  3. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks like it turned out perfect and tasty.

    First time [​IMG]
     
  4. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Dang Ole!! Between your fishing pictures and your campfire pictures...now this! You're killin' me. lolol [​IMG][​IMG] Great job!!
     
  5. donnylove

    donnylove Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Do you have to use high temp cheese in summer sausage or can you just use regular block cheese from the grocery store?

    Nice looking sausage!
     
  6. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i always use high temp and im waiting to see what Ole used cause them thar look tasty[​IMG]
     
  7. oleolson

    oleolson Meat Mopper

    Thanks for the comments everyone!

    I didn't use high temp cheese. Instead I bought 2 8oz bags of Kraft Sharp Cheddar Crumbles, I found it at the grocery store along with the bags of shredded cheese. I couldn't find high temp cheese so I decided to try the Crumbles and I gotta say they held up really good.

    Cowgirl: I should have more fishing pictures this weekend. I'm going to drive up to Devils Lake after work today and do some shore fishing. Then Saturday it's supposed to be around 80 degrees so I'm taking the boat on the river again. Can't wait!
     
  8. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice job Ole, they sure look good///
     
  9. 9manfan

    9manfan Smoke Blower

    That does look good, how long did it take to smoke them ???
     
  10. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    OleOlson
    Congrats !!! For a first time it looks perfect, you got it down and nailed it !!!
     
  11. oleolson

    oleolson Meat Mopper

    Thanks Mossy!

    9manfan, I can't remember but it was between 6-8 hours in the smoker. Once it hit a plateau, somewhere around 145, it seemed like it wasn't going to budge but eventually did and I pulled them at 160 and tossed them in ice water.
     
  12. 9manfan

    9manfan Smoke Blower

    Thanks for the info Ole,,,it does look good,,,,,,,,,,,,,
     
  13. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Good luck Ole.... Hope you catch your limit!
     
  14. big game cook

    big game cook Smoking Fanatic

    look very nice. i use the backwoods from l.e.m. as well. very good seasonings and kits.
     
  15. jjrokkett

    jjrokkett Meat Mopper

    Those sure look good! Nice pic's - thanks for sharing.[​IMG]
     
  16. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    How did I miss this one those things look awesome nice job [​IMG]
     
  17. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Those look real nice ole! I like the size of the cheese chunks, I'll have to look for the kraft crumbles. Thanks for the Q-view.
     

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